J.K. Rowling Has a Typically Excellent Response to Twitter Mansplaining

Incredibly, the man in question told a new author that she didn't write her book.

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J.K. Rowling shut down a man who told a new author that she, in fact, didn't write her debut book.

First-time author Laura Kalbag shared the news on Twitter that she had written her first novel when German typographer Erik Spiekermann responded with a dismissive tweet where he patronizingly attempted to explain to her how a book is published.

"Actually, you wrote a text," he tweeted. "It took a few other people & skills to make that into a book."

Rowling, never one to allow an example of sexism pass her by, consequently sent her congratulations to Kalbag, clarifying the finer points of making a book.

Spiekermann has since apologized for his comments, claiming that they were apparently ironic.

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